Questions about interfacing Mathematica and Java, particularly using J/Link.

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Programmatically retrieving e-mails from a remote server

Mathematica has a function for sending mail (SendMail) and can import the MBOX format. But what I'd like to do is ...
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Efficiently determining if 3D points are within a surface composed of polygons

This is the 2nd part of a previous question which I edited to make into 2 separate questions: Extracting polygons from 3D contour plot surface As an extension of my earlier question involving simple ...
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Mathematica usage (success stories) for financial back-ends

I've been working for about 5 years in Java, developing financial back-offices (web-services, business logic, report generation etc.). I think Mathematica is very suitable for such calculations and ...
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Interfacing Mathematica with MINE using JLink

In last December's Science David N. Reshef, et al. proposed an interesting method to detect associations in data (Detecting Novel Associations in Large Data Sets, Science 334, 1518, 2011). Contrary to ...
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MakeJavaObject on list of inhomogeneous objects belonging to the same base class

When using J/Link, how can we create an array out of objects belonging to different classes but having the same base class? Here's an example: ...
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How can I connect Mathematica to Clojure?

I'm using Clojure and I'd really love to be able to use some of Mathematica's functions inside it. Can anyone help with mathlinking it?
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Giving JLink Huge Memory by Default

I have noticed that Mathematica makes use of Java by way of JLink, for example, in the extensions such as DatabaseLink and (I think) RLink. It also seems like Java is a first-class citizen for writing ...
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Connect to SQLite database

I am trying to connect to a SQLite database and since there is no officially supported driver; I decided to use the sqlite-jdbc driver and port the respective code into Mathematica. However, the ...
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Using J/Link to decode Google Maps Polyline strings

I would like to use this java code inside Mathematica using J/Link. It converts Google Maps API Encoded Polylines to a list of points. I tried the Mathematica tutorial but got lost. There is the Java ...
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Why is JLink loaded every time I start Mathematica?

When I start a Mathematica 8 session (either command line or with the notebook front end), I notice that there are several packages that have already been loaded for me (using ...
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Working with Java hashmaps from Mathematica

I'm using J/Link to access data from an external Java program. The data are represented as a ConcurrentHashMap (see the official specification here). ...
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Installing LinkSnooper on Windows

I tried to install LinkSnooper on my Windows 7 computer, as described in the documentation and here. According to the answer of @Todd Gayley, I entered the following string in the field MLOpen: ...
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How secure is J/Link?

Are there security concerns with using J/Link? If so, is there any way to encrypt the data passed between Mathematica and Java? If Mathematica and the JVM are running on the same machine, is there any ...
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Connect Frontend to Kernel Started by JVM via JLink

I have a MathKernel started and controlled via JLink from a JVM. The $CommandLine for this kernel is: ...
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J/Link doesn't work with Java 8?

I have some code that successfully uses J/Link (well... until today when something I was doing something with it that crashed the JVM, so), and I recently tried running it under Java 8. I then get a ...
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Dynamic graph visualisation using JLink/Java and GraphStream

Visualising the addition of new nodes and edges to a graph to 'watch it grow' is to something Mathematica is not suited to by default. However this type of animation really helps convey the emergence ...
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Installing RLink on Linux

I'm trying to install RLink here. Needs["RLink`"] InstallR[] After downloading it throws an error: ...
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Problems running Mathematica 10 with Workbench 2 Windows 7 64 bit

My Workbench runs perfectly using Mathematica 9, however simple things which run just using the Mathematica 10 front end won't run when using Mathematica 10 and Workbench 2. These simple two lines of ...
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Failed to connect remote Mathematica kernel using J/Link

I'm trying to connect to a remote Mathematica 8 kernel (on a Windows machine) using J/Link. On the client machine, I put the JLinkNativeLibrary.dll file in ...
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Why doesn't Import work with XOWA offline Wikipedia database?

I'm having trouble with importing HTML from XOWA offline wikipedia database. I set up a local server for datamining, but I can't access it with Mathematica. I can request a HTML page with ...
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How to execute a function in the package from java?

I use Wolfram Workbench 2.0. I can get a KernelLink object and evaluate some simple expressions like "2+2". But I don't know how to export a package and execute ...
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How can I connect to the IB TWS platform from Mathematica?

TWS is the trading platform of Interactive Brokers. Accessing it programmatically could be useful for various purposes. How could I access it from Mathematica ?
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Why does JLink lock unopened jar-files in Windows

Since the introduction of JLink (maybe a bit later) it is possible to put jar libraries inside the directory-structure of packages. If this package is installed in ...
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Efficiently deleting rows in many large text files

I have 500 text files each of about 200000 rows. I need to delete one row in each of them as fast as possible (later such operations will repeat). What is the best way to do this with Mathematica? ...
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Unit testing J/Link projects in Workbench

I am having some problems setting up the MUnit testing framework for a J/Link project and would be grateful for advice. I do have J/Link working when running or debugging the .nb notebook in ...
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LinkSnooper troubles on Windows

I'm trying to get LinkSnooper up and working on a Windows 7 machine to monitor the interaction between the Mathematica front end and MathLink. I'm facing great troubles following the instructions ...
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Using enum values with J/Link

How can I pass enum values to a function when using J/Link? What is the correct syntax for typing an enum value? For example, call normalize() using ...
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Using a user defined Mathematica package with MathLink

I'm trying to create a Java program that uses some methods from a mathematica package I've defined. When I run my java program though the output of the program acts as though the Mathematica methods ...
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How to find out the current memory on the JVM?

I want to find out the amount of memory available in the Java Virutal Machine. I tried: ...
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How can I see more of the Java stack trace when an exception occurs in JLink?

If I call into Java code via JLink`, and there is an uncaught exception, Mathematica produces a Java::excptn message, and prints ...
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Using J/Link with Wolfram Programming Cloud

Is it possible to use J/Link in a Wolfram Programming Cloud notebook? I need it to load and use 3rd-party .jars.
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Using SimMetrics Java Function on Mathematica

I would like to know if it's possible to use/install this java library on Mathematica. This library, named SimMetrics, has a lot of string similarity functions that I would like to test. Here is the ...
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J/Link: Callback from J/Link into Java when Mathematica process terminates?

Is it possible to get a callback from J/Link into java when the (remote) link closes or the Mathematica process is terminated (killed) altogether?
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Automate mouse clicks with Mathematica

I need to automate mouse clicks with Mathematica. However, a similiar question was closed on this forum, without any answer. Consider the following steps: ...
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How to discover a Java Class Path used by LoadJavaClass?

How can I discover which path is read to load some Java class using the command: LoadJavaClass["my.java.class"]? I believe all ...
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Add new JDBC Driver to connect MM to SQL database

I cannot open a SQLConnection to a SQL vectorwise database and I assume the JDBC driver is the problem. A JAR file was provided to me - the only info additionally provided to me was the java class: ...
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Error trying to open a notebook in Wolfram Workbench [duplicate]

I recently set up Mathematica 9.0.1 on a new computer, along with x64 Eclipse Indigo with JRE 1.7, and the Wolfram Workbench 2 plug-in. Something is amiss, because when I try to do any sort of task ...
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How to deal with WebServices error “any is not supported in sequence”?

I am trying to aquire data through Mathematica's WebServices and this example works just fine: ...
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J/Link: How to run a thread inside Mathematica

In the J/Link User Guide there is no example on how to use java.lang.Thread, from inside Mathematica. I'd like to know if is possible to start a thread from a ...
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How to make a widget float?

Is there an option or way to make a GUIKit window remain in on top of other application's windows? ...
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How can I integrate Open-CV with Mathematica?

I would like to run Open-CV functions from within Mathematica, can anyone figure out how to do this?
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InstallJava on a parallel kernel while debugging in Wolfram Workbench

Here's my problem. I need to create a link between a client that is a parallel Wolfram kernel and a server through a Java API. I'm using Wolfram Workbench in debugging mode (like most of the time ...
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How to fix MIDI playback on OS X?

Sometimes sounds specified using SoundNote (i.e. things played using MIDI) don't play properly on OS X. Some notes are missing and some are stuck. At least this ...
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Is it possible to get the locations and dimensions of all boxes in a StandardForm expression renderation?

I can select all the boxes in a StandardForm rendered expression, like I've selected the left parenthesis in the picture above. Is it possible to get the positions and dimensions of all of these ...
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IntelliJIdea front-end plugin with JLink [closed]

I did some proof-of-concept work on having Mathematica Front-End (MathSessionPane) in the IntelliJ Idea as a plugin https://github.com/dubrousky/Mathematica-REPL. It uses JLink as a runtime dependency ...
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Possible JLink memory leak (during) object creation

Using MMA 9.0.1 on win7-64. When creating a large number of java objects I noticed memory being consumed in huge quantities (several Gb). This memory is returned/deallocated after my call ...
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How to improve gesture detection by JLink for the LeapMotion controller

Building on this thread (where I cannot add anything anymore somehow) and with this nice answer I kind of got swipe detection to work, but it is not very responsive. How to improve (in the sense of ...
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Why does OS X need permission to allow JLink connections each time it starts?

I understand that JLink loads each time Mathematica launches or each time a kernel starts, and that this can require permission from the firewall, if it is enabled but OS X provides settings the ...
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Passing an internal static class in JLink?

I am trying to get started with the Stanford NER tools tools in Mathematica, and am having difficulty translating the demo they provide into JLink. The relevant code in the demo is: ...
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Creating a generic empty list with JLink

I'm trying to reproduce a Java code in Mathematica using JLink, I'm making calls to an API in a JAR file. For one of the function call an empty list of a given type is needed but I don't know the ...